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Louis Adeyemi
Louis  Adeyemi


Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Santa Monica

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 215



Villanova: Experienced performer who can play both backfield positions; Should see playing time in the backfield and on special teams.

2009: Played in 15 games and tallied 21 carries for 78 yards and three kickoff returns for 56 yards; Had a career-high 10 rushes for 29 yards versus Northeastern; Registered one kickoff return for 13 yards versus New Hampshire; Posted six carries for 26 yards versus Rhode Island; Totaled five carries for 23 yards at Towson; Had one kickoff return for 23 yards versus William & Mary in NCAA semifinal; Credited with one kickoff return for 20 yards against Montana in National Championship game.

2008: Played in 13 games and tallied 16 carries for 144 yards and two touchdowns; Registered four rushes for 20 yards at WVU; Had one carry for three yards against Lehigh; Carried a career-high seven times for 50 yards at Rhode Island; Recorded a one-yard touchdown run which proved to be the game-winning score versus Towson; Totaled two carries for a career-high 69 yards, including a career-long 69-yard rush versus Colgate in the first round of the NCAA playoffs; Had one rush for one yard against James Madison in the second round of the NCAA playoffs.

2007: Saw majority of playing time on special teams where he had two tackles.

Santa Monica High School: Two-time first team All-League; Earned four varsity letters in football; 2006 Max Preps CIF Top 20 rusher; 2006 Max Preps Top 25 California rushing stat leader; Senior year stats include 1,424 yards rushing and 18 touchdowns, while averaging 10.1 yards per carry; Holds school record for touchdowns scored in a freshman season; Three-time Academic Gems Award winner; 2007 Creative Arts Gems Award; Four-year Honor Roll student.

Personal: Communications major; Born 2/8/89 in New York, N.Y.; Son of Ayo Adeyemi and Carole Zeitlin.